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Present Technicals: First Financial Bankinghares (NASDAQ: FFIN)


First Financial Bankinghares is part of the financial services sector and banking industry. The company CEO is F. Scott Dueser. First Financial bankinghares Inc is engaged in providing financial services. It operates through its subsidiaries in conducting full-service commercial banking business. The majority of its services are intended for the real estate sector.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The FFIN stock showed a previous change of -5.44% with an open at 64.33 and a close of 61.21. It reached an intraday high of 64.46 and a low of 60.74.

SeekingAlpha:  First Financial Bankshares beats by $0.02, misses on revenue


The stock has a market cap of $4.1b with 67.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 65.3m shares. Trading volume reached 452,042 shares compared to its average volume of 270,629 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, First Financial Bankinghares shares returned -7.61% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 10.61%. Over three months, it changed 0.86%. In one year it has changed 35.58% and within that year its 52-week high was 66.83 and its 52-week low was 44.05. FFIN stock is 38.96% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 54.81 and a 50 day moving average of 60.66. Currently FFIN stock is trading 11.67% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  First Financial Bankshares Announces Third Quarter Earnings Results


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.81 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 33.82. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.56. The TTM EPS is 2.02, which comes to a TTM PE of 30.30. Historically, the PE high was 33.82 and the PE low was 15.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 31.72, which is a decrease of -48.18%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.59
06-30-2018:  0.55
03-31-2018:  0.45
12-31-2017:  0.43

The dividend per share is currently 0.84, which is a dividend yield of 1.37%. Also, the payout ratio is 41.58%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 25.26, which means it may be overvalued by -142.34%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.50% of insider ownership and 56.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.18

PR Newswire:  First Financial Bankshares Announces Third Quarter Earnings Results

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 15.60%, return on assets is 2.03%, profit margin is 39.25%, price-to-sales is 11.59 and price-to-book is 4.13.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
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